Returning favourites and new flavours this fall – TRU Newsroom
Welcome back! Your favourite food venues are open now, with new pop-ups, features and flavours to tickle your taste buds. Read on for highlights, and check out the Food for U website for menus, Dining Cards and the latest updates on all locations.
Monday – Saturday, 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m., CAC
This fall don’t miss The Den’s daily $13 special and weekly features from 5 p.m. to closing—like our Friday Pasta Special and Saturday Menu BOGO. Yes, you read that right, we’re now open Saturdays!
For sports fans, The Den will be playing WolfPack away games, as well as NFL™ and NHL™ games.
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., House of Learning
Tim Hortons will be back better than ever next week, with a grand re-opening planned for Monday, Sept. 12 after a summer of extensive renovations. Watch the Food for U website or follow Food Services on Instagram for details.
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Old Main
Love coffee? Our fully-licensed Starbucks has all your favourites, as well as breakfast sandwiches, paninis, muffins, scones, croissants, cookies, iced drinks and various tea selections.
U&M Deli / Bento Sushi
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Old Main
U&M goes local this fall, with BC brands like Fresh Is Best, Twisted Goat, Wild Mountain Jun, Wise Owls, CHOC XO, Hardbite and Farming Karma Fruit Co. We’re also increasing halal options. Bento Sushi favourites like poke, rice bowls and bento boxes will be available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday – Thursday, 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Friday, 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., International Building
Now open on weekends, follow the scent of fresh-baked bread to Subway’s brand new location in the International Building.
The Workbench—featuring Gyldis Pizza
Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Trades and Technology Building
In one of two pop-ups featured for the fall term, Gyldis Pizza is taking over lunch at The Workbench, serving up their pizza, wings, donairs and garlic ribs between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Urban Market—featuring Afrofusion
Monday – Friday, 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., CAC
The second of two pop-ups this fall, Afrofusion is bringing their unique African-Western flavours to the Urban Market. Check out jollof and fried rice, Nigerian chicken, beef suya, plantains and more.
Kamloops NorthPaws Kanteen
Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. between Old Main and International Building
The NorthPaws food trailer will be back starting Wednesday, Sept. 7. The menu changes regularly and features weekly specials.
Scratch Café & Market
Wednesday – Friday, 8 – 9:30 a.m. (breakfast) and 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. (lunch), Culinary Arts
The Scratch Café and Market will open on Wednesday, Sept. 14, serving the fresh creations of our culinary arts students, including soups, entrees, desserts—and for fall, hot breakfast. The market, open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., features take-away items from the culinary and retail meat programs, from oven-ready dinners to beef jerky and baked goods.
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Students Union Building
Common Grounds is a student-owned and operated coffee shop, featuring fairly-traded organic espresso, organic Bean Around the World coffees, biodegradable cups and containers, and fresh, locally-made breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Bring your reusable mug for a 50-cent discount.
24/7, Old Main
PizzaForno’s automated pizzeria serves up fresh, delicious artisanal pizza (prepared here on campus) 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Order your pizza hot or select the cold option to take-and-bake your pizza at home. Until Sept. 30, get $3 off any pizza after 5 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays. Payment by MasterCard, Visa, debit and mobile pay apps.
Mobile ordering with Hey Chef makes it easier to satisfy your cravings—order ahead and skip the line-up. Search “Hey Chef by Aramark” in the App Store or Google Play, sign up for an account, and enter access code EATRU to access all TRU Food Services locations. Get 10% off your order when you use HeyChef for the month of September.
Lug-a-Mug reward program
Bring your own re-usable mug and receive discounts on coffee and tea purchases. Lug-a-Mug rewards your sustainable habits with a ten-cent discount at Starbucks, Subway and Tim Hortons and a 25-cent discount at The Den, U&M Deli/Bento Sushi, Urban Market and The Workbench.
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